Ricky Whaley

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Ricky Whaley
Candidate for
Alabama House of Representatives, District 40

Political party Democratic
Profession Teacher
Ricky Whaley was a Democratic candidate for District 40 of the Alabama House of Representatives. The primary election was on June 1, 2010, and the general election was on November 2.[1]


Whaley has taught at Jacksonville High School for the past 25 years. He and his wife, Missia, have three sons.


Campaign themes

Whaley's website listed the following issues:[2]

  • Jobs
Excerpt: "Ricky Whaley will work every day to make sure state officials know every available industrial site in the district, and he will push to make sure our area is considered for companies wanting to locate in Alabama. "
  • Taxes
Excerpt: "Ricky Whaley will never vote to raise taxes on working families. Never."
  • Education
Excerpt: "Ricky will fight to see our local schools, community colleges and JSU get their fair share of funding, and he will fight to make sure out-of-state corporations who use loopholes to pay no taxes will do their part for education, just like we do! "



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Whaley defeated Lindsay Ford in the June 1 Democratic primary. He was defeated by incumbent K.L. Brown (R) in the November 2 general election.[3][4]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 40 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png K.L. Brown (R) 8,587
Ricky Whaley (D) 5,148
Alabama House of Representatives, District 40 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ricky Whaley (D) 1,062
Lindsay Ford (D) 303

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